|Early Kings of Norway - Thomas Carlyle|
LibriVox recording of "Early Kings of Norway" by Thomas Carlyle, read by LibriVox volunteers. "The Icelanders, in their long winter, had a great habit of writing; and were, and still are, excellent in penmanship. It is to this fact, that any little history there is of the Norse Kings and their old tragedies, crimes and heroisms, is almost all due. The Icelanders, it seems, not only made beautiful letters on their paper or parchment, but were laudably observant and desirous of accuracy; and have ...
Keywords: LibriVox; Audio Books; Norway; Norwegian History; kings
Downloads: 24,613 (1 review)
|Early Rising - John Godfrey Saxe|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of Early Rising by John Godfrey Saxe. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for December 31, 2010 The words "dutiful" and "pious" never applied to the aspiring satirist. Bored by his legal work, Saxe began publishing poems for The Knickerbocker, of which "The Rhyme of the Rail" is his most famous early work. He soon caught the attention of the prominent Boston publishing house, Ticknor and Fields...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; instruction; nature; philosophy; religion; humor
|Early Spring - Fay Inchfawn|
LibriVox's weekly poetry project for the week of March 19, 2006: Early Spring, by Fay Inchfawn. The Vernal Equinox signals the time when the winter's cold mantle begins to succumb to the warming influences of the oncoming spring. Fay Inchfawn (nee Elizabeth Rebecca Ward) took the springtime of 1920 as her inspiration for the bright promise of beauty and new life described in Early Spring. LibriVox volunteers bring you eight different readings of this magical work to celebrate the Vernal Equinox...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; poetry
|Earth Spirit - Frank Wedekind|
LibriVox recording of Earth Spirit by Frank Wedekind. Earth Spirit (1895) (Erdgeist) is a play by the German dramatist Frank Wedekind. It forms the first part of his pairing of 'Lulu' plays (the second is Pandora's Box ), both of which depict a society "riven by the demands of lust and greed". Together with Pandora's Box, Wedekind's play formed the basis for the silent film Pandora's Box (1929) starring Louise Brooks and the opera Lulu by Alban Berg in 1935 (premiered posthumously in 1937)...
Keywords: librivox; audio; drama; play; wedekind; modernist; German literature
|East by West: a Journey in the Recess, Vol. I - Henry W. Lucy|
LibriVox recording of East by West: a Journey in the Recess, Vol. I, by Henry W. Lucy. Read by Ruth Golding. East by West: a Journey in the Recess is an account of British journalist Henry Lucy's travels across America and on to the Far East during the parliamentary recess in 1883. Lucy was one of the most influential journalists of his day and, as "Toby M.P.", a noted humorist in Punch magazine. His acute powers of observation and light touch make this a most engaging book...
Keywords: librivox; audio book; travel; United States; USA; Japan; Atlantic; Pacific; mining; railroad; Mormon; San Francisco; Chinese; New York; Salt Lake City; Rocky Mountains; Mikado; Shogun; Yokohama; Nikko; Tokyo; tea-house; jinrickisha; Japanese theatre
Downloads: 3,861 (1 review)
|East by West: a Journey in the Recess, Vol. II - Henry W. Lucy|
LibriVox recording of East by West: a Journey in the Recess, Vol. II, by Henry W. Lucy. Read by Ruth Golding. East by West: a Journey in the Recess is an account of British journalist Henry Lucy's travels across America and on to the Far East in 1883, within two or three decades of the American Civil War, the Indian Mutiny and the end of Japan's isolation from the western world. Lucy was one of the most influential journalists of his day and, as "Toby M.P.", a noted humorist in Punch magazine...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; history, memoirs, travel; Japan; India; Ceylon; Aden; Suez; Malaya; Penang; Hong Kong; British Empire; Indian Mutiny; Cawnpore Massacre; P & O line
|East Lynne - Mrs. Henry Wood|
LibriVox recording of East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood. Read by LibriVox Volunteers Ellen Wood (1814-1887) was an English novelist, better known as Mrs. Henry Wood. She wrote over 30 novels, many of which (especially East Lynne which was a Victorian best seller and is still sometimes performed as a drama) enjoyed remarkable popularity. Lady Isabel Carlyle, a beautiful and refined young woman, leaves her hard-working but neglectful lawyer-husband and her infant children to elope with an aristocratic...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; Ellen Wood; Victorian English novels
|East of the Sun and West of the Moon - Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jørgen Engebretsen Moe|
LibriVox recording of East of the Sun and West of the Moon by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jørgen Engebretsen Moe. Once on a time there was a poor husbandman who had so many children that he hadn’t much of either food or clothing to give them. Pretty children they all were, but the prettiest was the youngest daughter, who was so lovely there was no end to her loveliness. So one day, ’twas on a Thursday evening late at the fall of the year, the weather was so wild and rough outside, and it...
Keywords: Audiobook; LibriVox; Scandinavia; fairy tales; trolls; white bear; princess; Norway; Norwegian; Asbjørnsen; Moe
|Easter, 1916 - William Butler Yeats|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 4 recordings of Easter, 1916 by William Butler Yeats. This was the fortnightly poetry project for April 5th, 2009. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org. M4B format available
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; poetry; Easter; poem
|Easy Lessons in Einstein - Edwin E. Slosson|
LibriVox recording of Easy Lessons in Einstein by Edwin E. Slosson. Published in 1920, Slosson’s Easy Lessons in Einstein is one of the first popularizations of Einstein’s theory of relativity. This book is meant to convey to the general reader the ideas of relativity in non-mathematical terms, by the use of thought experiements and pop-cultural references of the day. This edition also includes a short article by Einstein on Time, Space and Gravitation...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; science; non-fiction; physics; relativity; theory
|Eben Holden - A Tale of the North Country - Irving Bacheller|
Librivox recording of Eben Holden - A Tale of the North Country by Irving Bacheller. Read by Roger Melin. Eben Holden - A Tale of the North Country. Having lost both parents and his home in northern Vermont, orphan Willie Brower is taken in by Eben Holden, "Uncle Eb" who transports him westward to save him from being sent to an orphanage. Through the Adirondacks and into the St. Lawrence valley they travel...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; historical fiction; Adirondacks
Downloads: 5,728 (4 reviews)
|Ecce Homo - Friedrich Nietzsche|
LibriVox recording of Ecce Homo, by Friedrich Nietzsche. Read by TimSC. The philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche's autobiography, Ecce Homo, was the last prose work that he wrote before his illness in 1889. Coming at the end of an extraordinarily productive year in which he had produced The Twilight of the Idols and The Antichrist, Nietzsche shuns any pretense at modesty with chapter titles include “Why I am so Wise”, “Why I am so Clever” and “Why I Write Such Excellent Books”...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; philosophy; Nietzsche
Downloads: 9,349 (1 review)
|Ecclesiastes (ASV) -- Book 21 of the Holy Scriptures - Unknown (The Preacher)|
Librivox recording of Ecclesiastes (ASV) - Book 21 of the Holy Scriptures. Ecclesiastes (or The Preacher) is the twenty-first book of The Bible. The author of this book is unknown but is considered by many biblical scholars to be Solomon. The author describes how all endeavors in life are in vain and a grasping for the wind, since all comes to naught in the end when we return to the dust from whence we came...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature
Downloads: 20,190 (1 review)
|Ecclesiastes (KJV) - King James Version|
LibriVox recording of Ecclesiastes, from The King James Version. The Book of Ecclesiastes is a wonderful book. It tells how all man's doing is futile, if it is done in his own strength. The last two verses sum it up quite nicely: "Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man. For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; ancient texts; religion
|Ecclesiastes (Wycliffe, 1395) - Wycliffe, John|
LibriVox recording of Ecclesiastes (1395) translated by John Wycliffe. Read by Martin Geeson. “... an alemaunde tre schal floure, a locuste schal be maad fat, and capparis schal be distried; for a man schal go in to the hous of his euerlastyngnesse...” - Eccl. xii, 5 (see Note below). Traditionally composed by Solomon sometime around 950-970 BCE but dated on linguistic evidence somewhere in the third century, this meditation on the futility of mankind’s striving can bring comfort to those ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; ecclesiastes; wycliffe; middle english
|Ecclesiastes (YLT) - Young's Literal Translation|
LibriVox recording of The Book of Ecclesiastes, from Young's Literal Translation. Read by Mark Penfold.] The Book of Ecclesiastes (/ɨˌkliːziˈæstiːz/; literally "Book of the Teacher"; Hebrew: קֹהֶלֶת, Qoheleth), commonly referred to simply as Ecclesiastes (abbreviated "Ecc."), is a book of the Hebrew Bible. The English name derives from the Greek translation of the Hebrew title. The main speaker in the book, identified by the name or title Qoheleth (usually translated as "teach...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; ancient texts; religion
|Ecclesiastical History of England - The Venerable Bede|
LibriVox recording of Ecclesiastical History of England, by The Venerable Bede, translated by A. M. Sellar. Read by volunteer readers. Bede's Ecclesiastical History of England is a work in Latin by Bede on the history of the Christian Churches in England, and of England generally; its main focus is on the conflict between Roman and Celtic Christianity. It is considered to be one of the most important original references on Anglo-Saxon history...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; history; church history; religion; Middle Ages; Great Britain; Ireland
|Echo - Christina Rossetti|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 18 recordings of Echo by Christina Rossetti. This was the weekly poetry project for April 12th, 2009. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org. M4B format available
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; poetry; poem
|Echoes of Love's House - William Morris|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of Echoes of Love’s House by William Morris. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 9th, 2011. William Morris was an English textile designer, artist, writer, and socialist associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and the English Arts and Crafts Movement. Morris wrote and published poetry, fiction, and translations of ancient and medieval texts throughout his life...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; advice; instruction; philosophy; romance
|Echoes of the War - J.M. Barrie|
LibriVox recording of ECHOES OF THE WAR, by J.M. Barrie. Read by James E. Carson. Short stories with dramatic parts about civilian life in London during the First World War. Some humorous moments. By the author of "Peter Pan". (Summary by JCarson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; London; word war I; short stories
|Eclogae - Publius Vergilius Maro|
LibriVox recording of Eclogae, by Publius Vergilius Maro (aka Virgil). Read in the original Latin. This book of poems, written between 42 en 39 BC, was a bestseller in ancient Rome, and still holds a fascination today. Held to be divinely inspired not only by the Romans themselves, but by the Medieval Catholic church, The Eclogues is one of the most beloved collections of Latin short poetry. (Summary by Caeristhiona)This recording is done in the original Latin, in the form of a dramatic reading:...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; Latin; poetry; Virgil
|Eddie of Jackson's Gang - Brother Ernest Ryan|
LibriVox recording of EDDIE OF JACKSON'S GANG, by BROTHER ERNEST RYAN. Read by Maria Therese. Eddie. That is the only name our young, musically talented hero knew for himself. After being left at a Catholic orphanage as a young child, at the age of nine he is unwittingly adopted into a gang of thieves. Will he be able and maintain his innocence and escape their clutches? And will he ever be able to discover his true parentage? Brother Ernest Ryan was a Holy Cross Brother, the founder of and a pr...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; children; Brother Ernest Ryan; Catholic; Catholicism; fiction; Dujarie Press; St. Anthony Guild Press; orphans; kidnapping; adoption
|Eddystone - Wilhelm Jensen|
Librivox Aufnahme von Eddystone, von Wilhelm Jensen. Read in German by Rainer. Es ist die Nacht vom 26. auf den 27. November des Jahres 1703. Eine muntere Gesellschaft feiert auf dem Eddystone die Fertigstellung des neuen Leuchtturms. Doch eine uralte Sage umrankt diesen Felsen vor der Küste von Cornwall und bestimmt das Schicksal der auf dem Leuchtturm versammelten Personen. (Zusammenfassung von Rainer) M4B format available For more free audiobooks, or to find out how you can volunteer, please...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; german; literatur; hörbuch; autobiographie; sagen
|Edgar Allan Poe i udvalg - Edgar Allan Poe|
Librivox recording of Edgar Allan Poe i udvalg by Edgar Allan Poe. Translated by Robet Watt Read in Danish by Kristoffer Hunsdahl. Det er næppe nogen overdrivelse at benævne Edgar Allan Poe som gysets sande mester. Her følger et lille udvalg af historier, som fører lytteren gennem en oplevelse af alt lige fra den mest psykopatiske kynisme og over til noget der minder om direkte mareridtsagtige drømme...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Danish; Edgar Allan Poe; short stories; horror
|Edgar Allan Poe Poems - Edgar Allan Poe|
Librivox recording of Edgar Allan Poe Poems by Edgar Allan Poe. Read by Shurtagal. Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849) is widely famed as one of the greatest writers of all time. He is best known for his works of horror, such as "The Tell Tale Heart." However, and this is less known, Poe also wrote many love poems. In this collection of forty-eight poems by Edgar Allan Poe we will go through a wide variety of themes, from horror and raw creepiness in "The Raven" to pure love in "A Valentine" to depres...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; poetry; Edgar Allan Poe, raven
Downloads: 180,087 (1 review)
|Edgewater People - Mary E Wilkins Freeman|
LibriVox recording of Edgewater People by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman. Recording by BellonaTimes. A collection of interrelated short stories concerning the townfolk of a few small New England villages at the turn of the last century. (Summary by BellonaTimes) M4B audiobook of complete book
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; short stories; edgewater
|Edison's Conquest of Mars - Garrett P. Serviss|
LibriVox recording of Edison's Conquest of Mars, by Garrett P. Serviss. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. Edison's Conquest of Mars, by Garrett P. Serviss, is one of the many science fiction novels published in the nineteenth century. Although science fiction was not at the time thought of as a distinct literary genre, it was a very popular literary form, with almost every fiction magazine regularly publishing science fiction stories and novels...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; science fiction; space opera; Thomas Edison; Edisonade; Mars; martians
Downloads: 16,764 (1 review)
|Edison, His Life and Inventions - Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin|
Librivox recording of Edison, His Life and Inventions, by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin. A detailed biography of Thomas Alva Edison, inventor of such things as the telephone, the microphone, the electric motor, the storage battery, and the electric light. In the words of the authors, "It is designed in these pages to bring the reader face to face with Edison; to glance at an interesting childhood and a youthful period marked by a capacity for doing things, and by an insatiable th...
Keywords: biography; librivox; edison; science; audiobook; audio book
|Edward II - Christopher Marlowe|
LibriVox recording of Edward II by Christopher Marlowe, performed by a full cast. Christopher Marlowe's Elizabethan tragedy focuses on the downfall of King Edward II, whose love for his favorite courtier, Piers Gaveston, leads to rebellion. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett) Cast Gaveston: Chuck Williamson King Edward II: Martin Geeson Lancaster/Berkeley: Todd Mortimer Senior/Monks/Matrevis: Ric F Mortimer Junior: mb Earl of Kent: Arielle Lipshaw Earl of Warwick/Sir John of Hainault/Lightborn: Alan Ma...
Keywords: librivox; audio; play; drama; tragedy; marlowe; homophobia
Downloads: 766 (1 review)
|Edwy: A Poem, in Three Parts - Ann Radcliffe|
LibriVox recording of Edwy: A Poem, in Three Parts, by Ann Radcliffe. [Read by Grant Hurlock] In Edwy, Ann Radcliffe gives us a delightful piece of poetic moonshine, whose eponymous hero seeks assistance from the world of faerie in order to spy on his girlfriend, Aura, and see if she really loves him. He does this by venturing unseen into Windsor Forest at night to trap the love-fay, Eda, who, once spellbound, must reveal all and let him remotely view Aura's activities by means of a magic mirror...
Keywords: librivox; Windsor Forest; poetry; fantasy; love; faerie; Fairie Queen; elfin; magic
|Een Huis te Huur - Charles Dickens|
LibriVox opname van Een Huis te Huur, van Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870), Wilkie Collins (1824 – 1889), Elizabeth Gaskell (1810 – 1865) en Adelaide Anne Procter (1825 – 1864). Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Vertaling van het kerstverhaal van 1858. Een oude vrouw, Sophonisba, gaat in Londen wonen. Tegenover haar tijdelijke woning staat een mysterieus huis reeds zeer lange tijd te huur. Een vriend, Jabez Jarber en een knecht, Trottle, proberen het mysterie van het lege huis voor haar te ontraa...
Keywords: Librivox; audioboek; kerstmis
|Een Kerstlied in Proza - Charles Dickens|
LibriVox luisterboek van 'Een Kerstlied in Proza', door Charles Dickens, vertaald door J. Kuylmans. Gelezen door Bart de Leeuw. 'A Christmas Carol' is een Victoriaanse allegorie over een oude en verbitterde vrek, Ebenezer Scrooge, die in de nacht voor Kerstmis een aantal dromen heeft… (Samenvatting van Wikipedia) This is the Dutch translation of the book: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Voor meer gratis audioboeken (in meer dan 25 talen) of om zelf vrijwilliger te worden, ga naar LibriVo...
Keywords: Librivox; audioboek; Dutch; Nederlands; Dickens; vertaling; Christmas; Kerstmis; Scrooge
|Een lent van vaerzen - Louis Couperus|
LibriVox opname van Een lent van vaerzen van Louis Couperus. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. In 1884 wordt dit eerste werk van Louis Couperus gepubliceerd. In deze verzen krijgen we een voorproefje van de dromerige en poëtische stijl die we in zijn latere prozawerken tegenkomen. Samenvatting geschreven door Marcel Coenders. M4B audioboek van het complete boek Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar de on-line tekst, info over de lezers, RSS feeds, CD hoes en andere bestandsformaten: ga naar...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; poetry; Couperus; gedichten; poezie
|Een nagelaten bekentenis - Marcellus Emants|
LibriVox opname van "Een nagelaten bekentenis" van Marcellus Emants (gelezen door Anna Simon). "Mijn vrouw is dood en al begraven." Hiermee opent Willem Termeer zijn bekentenis. Het zou zonde zijn om hier meer details te vermelden - laat Termeer zijn eigen verhaal maar vertellen. This Dutch classic starts with the famous opening line: “My wife is dead and has already been buried.”, and the book is entitled “a posthumous confession”...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; audioboek; Nederlands; literatuur; Emants; bekentenis
|Een ongeluksvogel - George Lodewijk Kepper|
LibriVox opname van Een ongeluksvogel, van George Lodewijk Kepper (1842-1919). Gelezen door Anna Simon. 'Een ongeluksvogel' is een roman uit 1868, over de lotgevallen van Eduard van Bergen - zijn opvoeding, schooltijd, vriendschap, liefde en avonturen als soldaat tijdens de opstand van Belgie en de tiendaagse veldtocht van 1831. Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar de on-line tekst, info over de lezers, RSS feeds, CD hoes en andere bestandsformaten: ga naar de LibriVox catalogus pagina ...
Keywords: Librivox; audioboek; Dutch; Nederlands; fictie; oorlog; opstand; Belgie; Nederland; tiendaagse veldtocht
|Een reiziger, die geen handel drijft - Charles Dickens|
LibriVox recording of Een reiziger, die geen handel drijft, van Charles Dickens. Gelezen door: Marcel Coenders. Een serie journalistieke artikelen uit het tijdschrift 'All the Year round' geschreven in de periode 1860 - 1869. In deze artikelen worden veel sociale misstanden van het 19de-eeuwse Engeland beschreven. Samenvatting geschreven door Marcel Coenders. Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar de on-line tekst, info over de lezers, RSS feeds, CD hoes en andere bestandsformaten: ga naa...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook
|Effi Briest - Theodor Fontane|
LibriVox recording of "Effi Briest", by Theodor Fontane, read by a group of Librivox volunteers. Effi Briest ist die Titelfigur des gleichnamigen Romans von Theodor Fontane, der in Buchform erstmals 1895 erschienen ist. Als Erscheinungsjahr wurde auf dem Titelblatt 1896 angegeben. Der Gesellschaftsroman wird dem bürgerlichen Realismus zugeordnet und spielt vor dem Hintergrund des durch strenge Normen festgelegten Lebens im Kaiserreich unter Reichskanzler Otto von Bismarck...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; German; marriage; Theodor Fontane; Literatur; Audiobuch; Hörbuch; Deutsch; Ehe; bürgerlicher Realismus; Kaiserreich
|Effi Briest (version 2) - Theodor Fontane|
LibriVox recording of Effi Briest, by Theodor Fontane. Read in German by Hans Hafen. Effi Briest ist ein Roman von Theodor Fontane, der von 1894 bis 1895 zunächst als Fortsetzungsroman in der Deutschen Rundschau abgedruckt wurde, bevor er 1896 als Buch erschien. Das Werk gilt als ein Höhe- und Wendepunkt des poetischen Realismus der deutschen Literatur: Höhepunkt, weil der Autor kritische Distanz mit einer schriftstellerischen Eleganz verbindet, die bisher ihresgleichen suchte; Wendepunkt, we...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; Hörbuch; german; deutsch
|Egri csillagok - Géza Gárdonyi|
LibriVox recording of Egri csillagok, by Géza Gárdonyi. Read by Diana Majlinger. Az Egri csillagok mára már igazi klasszikussá vált Magyarországon. A történet a 16. század első felében játszódik és körülbelül 25 évet foglal magába. A legfőbb történelmi események közt olvashatunk a magyar királyok székhelyének, Budának 1541-es vérmentes elfoglalásáról és a törökök 1552-es egri ostromáról...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; historical fiction; Hungary; irodalom; Gárdonyi
|Egyptian Tales, translated from the Papyri, Series One - W. M. Flinders Petrie|
LibriVox recording of Egyptian Tales, translated from the Papyri, Series One, by W. M. Flinders Petrie. Read by Timothy Ferguson. Brief, and in some cases incomplete, stories of magic from ancient Egypt. (Summary by Timothy Ferguson) For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org. M4B audiobook of Complete Book
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; History; egyptian history; Papyri; Flinders Petrie
|Eight Cousins - Louisa May Alcott|
LibriVox recording of Eight Cousins by Louisa May Alcott. Read by Clarica. This is the story of Rose, a rich but lonely and sickly girl who has been recently orphaned and sent to live with her maiden aunts. When Rose's guardian, Uncle Alec, returns from abroad he takes over her care. Through his unorthodox theories about child-rearing and her exposure to the exploits of her seven male cousins and numerous aunts, Rose becomes happier and healthier, cured of many of her fears and prejudices...
Keywords: fiction; children; alcott; audio books; librivox
|Eight Cousins (Version 2) - Louisa May Alcott|
LibriVox recording of EIGHT COUSINS, by LOUISA MAY ALCOTT. Read by Maria Therese. This is the story of Rose Campbell, a rich but lonely and sickly girl who has been recently orphaned and sent to live with her maiden aunts. When Rose’s guardian, Uncle Alec, returns from abroad he takes over her care. Through his unorthodox theories about child-rearing and her exposure to the exploits of her seven male cousins and numerous aunts, Rose becomes happier and healthier...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; orphans; children; fiction; alcott
|Eight Girls and a Dog - Carolyn Wells|
LibriVox recording of Eight Girls and a Dog by Carolyn Wells. Read by Kimberly Krause. A book about eight girls who are members of the Blue Ribbon Cooking Club. Timmy Loo is their dog, who's always looking for a little scrap of food. He's cute and energetic. The girls decide it's time for a vacation and they all pack up and go to a summer house near Uncle and Aunt. They have many adventures there as they cook and take care of themselves...
Keywords: Girls; Dog; Adventure; Teen; Kids; librivox; audiobook
|Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon - Jules Verne|
Librivox recording of Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon. First published in 1881, Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon is an adventure novel in two parts by Jules Verne, having a basis in codes and cryptography. Unlike many of his other stories, it is not a work of science fiction. Rather, it describes a voyage down the Amazon River on a large raft, or jangada). Many aspects of the raft, scenery, and journey are described in detail...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; adventure; amazon
Downloads: 26,692 (2 reviews)
|Eighteenth Century Poetry and Prose - Various|
A collection of 48 prose and poetry selections written principally in the 18th Century and read by various LibriVox readers. These works of world literature are written in the English language or are in English translation. (Summary by Alan Davis Drake) For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org. M4B format available
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; poetry; collections; 18th Century; Robert Burns; Isaac Watts; Jonathan Swift; Samuel Johnson; William Wordsworth; Alexander Pope; William Blake; William Cowper
|Eighty Years and More; Reminiscences 1815-1897 - Elizabeth Cady Stanton|
LibriVox recording of Eighty Years and More; Reminiscences 1815-1897 by Elizabeth Cady Stanton Elizabeth Cady Stanton was one of the premier movers in the original women’s rights movement, along with Susan B. Anthony, her best friend for over 50 years. While Elizabeth initially stayed home with her husband and many babies and wrote the speeches, Susan went on the road to bring the message of the women’s rights movement to an often hostile public...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; biography; history; instruction; memoirs; politics; religion
|Ein Landarzt. Kleine Erzählungen - Franz Kafka|
LibriVox recording of "Ein Landarzt. Kleine Erzählungen", by Franz Kafka, read in German. Die Erzählung Ein Landarzt von Franz Kafka entstand im Jahr 1917 und wurde 1918 veröffentlicht. Im Jahre 1919 erschien das Buch Ein Landarzt mit der Erzählung gleichen Titels und dreizehn weiteren Prosatexten. Kafka selbst bezeichnete "Ein Landarzt" (die einzelne Erzählung, nicht die Sammlung) als eine der wenigen wirklich gelungenen Erzählungen von ihm...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; audiobuch; German; Deutsch; Kafka; short story; sammlung
|Ein Sommer in London - Theodor Fontane|
Librivox recording of Ein Sommer in London by Theodor Fontane. Read by Librivox Volunteers. Diese 35 kurzen Reiseberichte entstanden, als Theodor Fontane 1852 zum zweiten Mal nach London reiste. Die Stadt faszinierte ihn, und sowohl die guten als auch die abstoßenden Seiten des Großstadtlebens hielt er mit spitzer Feder fest. (Zusammenfassung von Julia Claussen) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; German; Fontane; travel
|Ein tiefes Geheimnis - Wilkie Collins|
LibriVox recording of Ein tiefes Geheimnis, by Wilkie Collins, translated by August Kretzschmar. Read in German by LibriVox volunteers. Alle halten die Gesellschafterin Sara Leeson für eine rätselhafte Person. Nach dem Tod ihrer Herrin Mistreß Treverton versteckt sie einen Brief im unbewohnten Flügel des Herrenhauses und verschwindet spurlos. 15 Jahre später ist die Tochter von Mistreß Treverton frisch verheiratet...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; Hörbuch; German; deutsch
|Ein Vade mecum für den Hrn. Sam. Gotth. Lange Pastor in Laublingen - Gotthold Ephraim Lessing|
LibriVox recording of Ein Vade mecum für den Hrn. Sam. Gotth. Lange Pastor in Laublingen, by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. Read in German by Marilianus. Lessings Kritik an der Horazübersetzung des seinerzeit bekannten Pastors Lange ist unerbittlich und von fast brutaler Genauigkeit. Aus der Einzelkritik Lessings wird deutlich, dass Pastor Lange tatsächlich mit der unternommenen Horazübersetzung überfordert war, ihm fehlte sowohl das Verständnis für das lateinische Original als auch die deutsc...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; Hörbuch; deutsch; Lessing; Horaz; Übersetzung